Hall Lane, Shenfield, Brentwood, Essex CM15 9AL
10 reasons to choose Shenfield St Mary's Church of England Primary School
Shenfield St Mary’s Church of England Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 73. It is one of the best state primary schools in Brentwood and one of the 3 best independent or state primaries within 1 mile.
Shenfield St Mary’s Church of England Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 5 and 11 years. It is a Church of England academy converter faith school. The school is one of the 2 members of Mid Essex Anglican Academy Trust. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2023) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Shenfield St Mary’s Church of England Primary School has two classes per year, and an average class size of 30 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Shenfield St Mary’s Church of England Primary School ranks in the top 5% of schools in the country by attainment. By the same measure, progress score rank the school in the top 17% of schools.
The Shenfield St Mary's Church of England Primary School curriculum
School curriculum emphasises Christian social morality and also includes PSHE, French. Most subjects are taught separately, but history and geography are taught as cross-curricular topics, or themes. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers, Forest School for all year groups and residential trips from Year 5.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with specialist teaching for sport.
Sport at Shenfield St Mary's Church of England Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Competitive teams in major sports from Year 3. In recent years the school has enjoyed national success in rounders.
The Arts at Shenfield St Mary's Church of England Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir and orchestra. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
Out of school hours care from 7.30am to 6.00pm provided by an external contractor.
Find another school near Shenfield St Mary's Church of England Primary School
St Joseph the Worker Catholic Primary School, Brentwood (1.5 miles); St Peter’s Church of England Primary School, South Weald (2.8 miles); Quilters Junior School (4.8 miles).
Brentwood School (1 mile); St John’s School, Billericay (5.2 miles); Immanuel School (7.5 miles).
Brentwood Ursuline Convent High School (1.2 miles); Becket Keys Church of England Free School (1.3 miles); St Martin’s School Brentwood (1.6 miles).